Ms. Erin Macdonald

Viola, Violin Teacher

Erin Macdonald

SAA Member

Violist Erin Macdonald enjoys an active freelance and teaching career in Vancouver, performing with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and other regional ensembles. A native of the Sunshine Coast, Erin recently returned to the West Coast after completing her Masters of Music at the University of Ottawa with Rennie Regehr and her Alexander Technique Teacher Certification with Brigitte Caron. While in Ottawa, Erin served as Senior String Director of OrKidstra, an El Sistema inspired program promoting music as a means to empower youth and create social change.

Prior to studying in Ottawa, Ms. Macdonald attended The Royal Conservatory of Music (Art. Dip in Viola Performance), where she studied with Steven Dann, and the University of Victoria (B.Mus), where she studied with Joanna Hood and the Lafayette String Quartet.

Erin is currently on faculty at the Vancouver Academy of Music (Suzuki Violin & Alexander Technique) and has a home studio in North Vancouver.